Jie Dai

Sobey School of Business
Finance Info Sys and Mgmt Science

Faculty Member Information


Dr. Jie Dai is a full-time faculty member in the Department of Finance, Information System, and Management Science at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University, Canada. Prior to earning his Ph.D. in finance at Laval University (Quebec, Canada), he received a M.Sc. in finance from Laval University and a B. Sc. in physics from Nankai University (Tianjin, China). Dr. Dai has taught various core and elective finance courses for both undergraduate and graduate programs. He has been awarded MBA Professor of the Year for his teaching excellence at Sobey School of Business. The main research interests of Dr. Dai lie in the studies of asymmetric information and moral hazard problems in finance; applications of signaling games; credit contracting; and risk management in financial institutions. He is a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at national and international conferences of finance. His research work has won several Best Paper awards at academic finance conferences in Canada (Toronto, Montreal), the U.S. (Chicago), and Europe (Vienne, Munich). In the recent years, his research work with collaborators from University of Toronto and Laurier University has been funded by a major grant from SSHRC. Dr. Dai adores art and music, and enjoys playing badminton in his leisure time.


Ph.D., Finance, Laval University, 2005

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Dai Jie. "Auditor Tenure and Quality of Financial Reporting", Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance (Fall - 2016)
Dai Jie. "Intuiting Solvency Issues of Financial Institutions Via the Option Approach", Advances in Financial Education (Fall - 2013)
Dai Jie. "The Impact of Macroeconomic Uncertainty on Non-financial Firms' Demand for Liquidity: A Note", Review of Financial Economics (Fall - 2010)
Dai Jie. "Discerning the Impact of Derivatives on Asset Risk – The Case of Canadian Banks", Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments (Fall - 2010)
Dai Jie. "La valeur informative des crédits bancaires au Canada", Finéco Review (Fall - 2006)

Media Relations

Dai Jie. "Firm can use many borrowing strategies" (Fall - 2005)

Conference Proceedings

Dai Jie. "Do Banks Always Make Informed Loans? – A Canadian Study", ASAC 2005 Annual Conference (2005 - 2005)